Sterling shares a few highlights of the 70th Emmy Awards along with a handful of recommendations including Marvel’s Wolverine podcast and The Dragon Prince. Kortney and Sterling celebrate newly minted EGOT winner John Legend. Later, Sterling breaks the news of the live-action remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Is Kortney on board? What does taradiddle mean? And what is channel drift and how does it affect you? Find out all these and much more!
Sterling and Kortney discuss the late great Queen Aretha’s funeral, or at least what they both heard/saw, and thoughts about funerals in general. Sterling has a double BHF and double Sheboygan news, and a Word Watch that leads to some rather crappy results. Lastly, Sterling presents his predictions for new shows to be canceled for the 2018-19 TV season.
Sterling is pretty excited about his new steering wheel cover and has a minor epiphany about it. Kortney declares what hill she’ll die on, and she’s certain she’s not alone on that particular hill. Sterling defends Blue Brothers 2000 whilst celebrating the late great queen of soul Aretha Franklin’s cameo appearance. Later, Kortney and Sterling answer the question: what is an eggcorn? And is there a black that’s blacker than black? All this and more in this episode.
Sterling has been busy during his social media hiatus designing t-shirts but mostly playing the cult classic Katamari Damacy. Kortney has been beating the summer heat by embracing it with hot yoga. Meanwhile is Sheboygan, bratwurst is celebrated over the weekend and BHF Best Name goes to artist and innovator Dox Thrash. Later, Sterling shares an article from the app Curiosity regarding the ways a black hole can kill you. Sterling also shares a tease of the time he made eye contact with Sir Patrick Stewart, full story (with video!) can be found on Patreon.com/indoob.
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Berto aka @DryBertini joins Sterling and Kortney to talk about best movie musicals and what qualifies as a movie musical. Meanwhile, Sterling recounts the minor tragedies befallen upon him the past week from spider webs to near bear attacks. Model trains are the rave in Sheboygan and CAbin in the Sky is featured in the Black History Fact this episode.
Vilissa Thompson returns for the Christmas in July special for the first episode in the Fan Appreciation Month. Want to know why Christmas is abbreviated to Xmas and who’s fault it was? How did some slaves celebrate Christmas? And what are the listeners favorite and most hated Christmas songs? Find all of that and more in this very jolly episode.
Slave experience during Christmas
Special guest activist and author Blair Imani stops by the pod to chat about her recent trip to Waka–Kenya and talk about her upcoming book “Modern Herstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History” coming out October 16, 2018. Sterling has an update on the toilet tyrant from episode 75. Kortney visits San Diego but once again, has an interesting flight home. This episode BHF is about Dr Olivia Hooker, the oldest survivor of the Tulsa Riots, among other notable mentions. Is Godzilla a dinosaur? The trio discuss, but voice your thoughts and tweet us your answers!